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Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Why Aren't They Thinking of the Children?

Great googaly moogaly -- isn't the MLBPA interesting in keeping steroids away from the innocent, impressionable children?

Federal investigators originally demanded to see the 2003 results for Barry Bonds, Gary Sheffield, who was recently traded by the New York Yankees to the Detroit Tigers, the Yankees' Jason Giambi and seven other players.

When they raided the testing labs for those 10 results, investigators also seized computer files containing the test results of nearly 100 other players not named in the government's subpoena and warrants.

"If the majority's decision is allowed to stand, it will create circuit law giving the government carte blanche to use a warrant for some piece of data on a computer as the pretext for seizing the entire computer and perusing its contents," attorneys for the union and lab wrote.

Blah, blah, blah. Carte blanche is a small price to pay for the children...

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